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Categorisation for small-medium sized information systems - an exploration

Sinclair, James Robert

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This thesis is an exploratory study, investigating the causes and mechanisms of categorisation problems in information systems. Looking at both cognitive functions in the brain and the context of information systems shows that categorisation is far from simple. Individuals vary so greatly as to make the design of a perfect categorisation scheme impossible. At the same time however, category structures in the mind are not arbitrary or random, and there are many commonalities between people....[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10-30
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9469

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